Stepping into 2013

Wow i can’t believe 2012 is over! Went quickly! I’ve also had this blog for over a year surprisingly :O. I just looked at my blog post last year on New Year’s Resolutions and i’m surprised with how my writing style has changed just in one year! Again, This has been the best year of my life so far! 😀

Its funny cause i remember saying the same thing at the end of 2011. And i remember saying the same thing at the end of 2010!

Seems like life keeps getting better and better by the year! :D. Why’s this?

Well, life always gets better with Jesus! I wouldn’t say i’ve had any major miracles this year. And i wouldn’t say i haven’t had many disappointments either. But really with Jesus you’re not affected by your circumstances at all. Your emotions don’t go up, down, left, right and centre. Its always JOY!

JOY UNSPEAKABLE AND FULL OF GLORY! The more you know Him, the more you love Him, the more you love life, the better life becomes. It doesn’t matter what happens in life- your eyes are always fixed on Jesus! You can’t take your eyes off Him cause He is beautiful! What a glorious thought!Its just like Paul said in Philippians 4:11-13,

11 I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. 12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. 13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

I’ve stepped into this place in my relationship with God that i never thought i’d be in. When i was 15 i never thought i’d one day be able to hear God’s voice all the time, 24/7. I never thought i’d stop being shy. I never thought i’d know what God’s plans for me are. Many many other glorious things have happened- too many i can’t list. Infact, at a point, i felt as if God was doing so much work in me that i started to get confused. I tried to keep record of everything but it was just impossible!

Can’t wait for next year! Maybe there’s an important lesson i’ve learnt so far. Took me 2010, 2011 and 2012 to learn this- but thank God i finally have 😀

Life always gets better with Jesus! So i know 2013 will be better! Don’t know exactly how i’ll dance to the heartbeat of the Father, but i’ll dance with Him through it all! Fix your eyes on Jesus as you step deeper into the river of God in 2013. 🙂

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How do you ignite a passion for God?

Hi everyone 😀

This will be a very short ‘how to’ post. I usually don’t like the ‘How to’s’ of Christianity cause i think usually most of them tend to be very legalistic and can move out of a place of grace and enjoying the finished work of Christ at the cross.

At the end of this post you just might discover that this may not tell you ‘how to’ necessarily. It definitely will take you to a place of dependence and trust in Jesus though 🙂

Okay so how do we love God with all our mind, soul, heart and strength? How do we love our neighbours? How do you love your enemies? Jesus said, ‘if you love Me, you obey Me’. So its obvious that a key to living a life of holiness is loving Him truly. So how do you fall in love?

Hmm read the last sentence again. So ‘HOW DO YOU FALL IN LOVE?’. I know you’re probably thinking, ‘Well, it just happens’.

Easy and simple. Love just happens. Falling is not hard at all you know. You just FAAALLLLLL. ‘So its that easy?’, you might ask. Well, it surely doesn’t take any effort to fall off a cliff.

You want to love God? Learn how to FALLLLLL. What stops you from FALLLINGGG?

I don’t know but looks like we need to let go of our parachutes!!! The Bride of Christ needs to fall! She doesn’t need parachutes! Just Fall! Its not hard. You just need to be child-like. Yes indeed, ‘for such are the kingdom of heaven’, Jesus said.

Your head is your parachute. Let your heart fall back into the arms of Jesus. Don’t be afraid, you’re a son/daughter. For we haven’t been given a spirit of bondage to fear, but a spirit of adoption in which we cry ‘Abba Father’. Yes i pray that you fall back into that spirit of adoption! You have been adopted by Daddy God and He really loves you. Do you need to know that Abba loves you? Look at kids around you. Let the children teach you. Abba loves even far more than we as human beings love, so imagine how big His heart is. His heart is huge! He looks at you and calls you His beloved. When He opens your eyes to see the way He sees(which happens naturally when you fall back into His love), then its so much easier to live a holy life! Its so much easier to love your enemies. He takes your fragile heart and wrecks it with His 🙂

Now fall back into what you were created for! To live in the Love of Abba and His altogether lovely Son, Jesus!

I can’t promise you that loving Jesus isn’t going to cost you. It’ll cost you your life :). But what a privilege! To give our lives for the glorious King! He deserves much more- He saved us from death! It’ll cost you everything! But when you’re in love, you’re in love. You can’t say no to Him when He says, ‘Will you marry Me’. You’re just lost in Him so everything’s so light; Its easy to die for Him in the face of persecution, its easy to lay down your life for Him.

Sons of Daughters of Abba, Fall back into love. This is the essence of your being. For in Him we live, we move and we have our being.

Song of Solomon 1:2-4

2 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth—
    for your love is more delightful than wine.
3 Pleasing is the fragrance of your perfumes;
    your name is like perfume poured out.
    No wonder the young women love you!
4 Take me away with you—let us hurry!
    Let the king bring me into his chambers.

A Life Lived Beyond the Torn Veil

Hey guys!

I’ve had a really good week so far so thank God for that! I hope you all have as well. I’ll like to share a bit of what the Holy Spirit’s been teaching me recently- both from His Word and through experiences.

Today something really funny happened. I went to see a friend from the Christian Union at my university and his other friends were there with him. Suddenly as we all were in a conversation i had this vague vision of a name as i looked at Him. The name was ‘Keith Luker’. Now i wasn’t sure if this was just me or if God was trying to tell me something through this but to be sure i went on google and found out that He was a real person! Keith Luker is apparently a prophetic musician and you can probably find videos of Him on youtube of some of His songs.

So what next? What could God be trying to say to me? Earlier on, i saw steam somewhere in His house, and suddenly i was reminded of the Shekinah glory cloud in the Bible. Never seen this cloud but heard of many stories were this glory cloud has actually rolled into meetings and then people in these meetings would be on the floor face down because of the weight of God’s glory. Yes its heavy. Hebrew word for glory is ‘Kabod’ and it literally means ‘weight’. If you have experienced the Holy Presence of God you would know this because you will feel its weight on you. In case you’re not sure if this is biblical- it says in Exodus 40:34-35-

‘Then the cloud covered the tabernacle of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle. And Moses was not able to enter the tabernacle of meeting, because the cloud rested above it, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle’

Anyway, without wasting words, i read an article written by this prophetic musician, Keith Luker and He was talking about how He would be minister in churches with just a guitar and people would come back telling Him they heard many instruments playing and other people singing. If you’re thinking its angels- yes i thought the same when i read that.

Yes i’m getting to the point be patient :P. Basically, there would be an open heaven over this man when He ministers, and people will get healed. In case you didn’t know the Bible says angels are ministering spirits for the saints so when they show up they minister to the saints- which is you and me! Exciting ain’t it?

The Holy Spirit was really teaching me from all of this what it looks like to live under an open heaven. Many times you hear people pray for an open heaven but actually i would like to know who closed the heavens! I used to pray like this until i finally realised that the heavens were torn apart the moment i was raised to sit together with Christ in heavenly places! Yes heaven is always open to you if Jesus abides in you!

I’m starting to realise that everything we go to church for on sundays are actually available everyday of the week. I don’t know about you but if i go to a church, i go to encounter God first and foremost before anything else. But do you know you can encounter God everyday and everywhere? Do you know that the veil was really torn apart because of what Jesus actually did for you? Do you know you have access to all of Heaven’s resources? Did you know you didn’t have to be earthly-minded? Actually the Bible says we should ‘Set our minds on things above not on things on the earth’.

When the Holy Spirit gives a revelation of what a life lived beyond the veil looks like it changes everything! Yes and you’re called to ask God for an open heaven over the dark parts of your cities! What would it look like if the glory cloud rolled into the nightclubs or the banks or the schools or the brothels or the shopping malls?

What if you believe that You truly were the temple of the Holy Spirit and that His glory could actually fill you? What if we carried the glory of God like we are called to into the darkest places on earth, without grieving or quenching the fire of the Holy Spirit that burns in us so brightly? What if you believed that when you walked into a room the atmosphere could be changed because you were a yielded vessel of clay that carried the glory of God?

What if this is how the scripture will be fulfilled that says, ‘So shall the whole earth be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea'(Habakkuk 2:15). What if?

You might ask like how i like to ask when i hear exciting news like this- what next?

Well, live a life beyond the torn veil. Spend time with your Father and His holy beautiful Son, Jesus. Fellowship with the Holy Spirit. This is what you were created for- to dwell in His presence, to bathe in His love, to hear His sweet voice! You were designed for God- to enjoy Him. To drink of the river of His pleasures(Psalm 36:8)! This lovely fellowship was broken because of sin in the beginning, but thank God for the cross of Jesus! I’ll end with an invitation to the feast of God’s love and pleasures from Isaiah 55-

Wait and listen, everyone who is thirsty! Come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Yes, come, buy [priceless, spiritual] wine and milk without money and without price [simply for the self-surrender that accepts the blessing].

2 Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your earnings for what does not satisfy? Hearken diligently to Me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness [the profuseness of spiritual joy].

Christmas Break, Catch up with Followers, 2012

HI EVERYONE! :D. Especially those that have missed me :P. I’m glad i have some time to blog after a long pause away from blogging! I’ve missed sharing what’s been happening in my life with you all and reading all your wonderful posts as well!

Well, to say these past months have been amazing will be such an understatement. God keeps lavishing His love on me and transforms me from glory to glory by His Holy Spirit. Whoa! Just think about all the mindsets He’s had to deal with that i’ve carried for years and years! The bible is true i tell you 🙂 We are transformed by the renewing of our minds! This is more than just thinking a bunch of positive thoughts- It is the Holy Spirit teaching you in all things through His word, and practical life examples! This is what transformation looks like! A mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace! It says so in the book as well you should find out ;).

Anyway, first of all- no more long posts! If you look at my previous posts you will find a lot of doctrinal arguments and debates. Now, i’m just resting and bathing in the Love of my Father which is so much better. His yoke is so light i tell you!

Secondly, no more complicated theology. Jesus didn’t teach complicated theology so why should i? :P. Everything’s back to the basics of the gospel now- Love the Lord your God with all your mind, soul, heart, strength. Love your neighbour as yourself! Don’t get me wrong by the way- we need to be founded on the truth of God’s Word. But Truth is a person not some doctrines with complicated names. Truth is Jesus- He is the Way, the Truth and the Life. Only the Holy Spirit can lead us into all truth which is found in a experiential relationship with Christ, the lover of our souls.

Thirdly, priorities have changed now. I’ll simply report to you what’s been happening in my walk with Jesus- which is always so exciting :D. Watch out! This year has been so amazing! At the beginning of this year i wanted to be a doctor, and then sort of middle of it i wanted to be a Pharmacist, now i want to be a missionary! Crazy isn’t it? But that’s what happens when God transforms your thinking and takes you by His Holy Spirit back to His holy book and you learn from what you see in the life of the ones that laid their lives down for the Bridegroom King Jesus.

This is just a summary of a tiny tiny tiny tiny tiny bit of what God has carried me into this year. Of course, He has wooed me once again into His presence in the secret place- right beyond the veil that was torn when Christ Jesus died as He looked into my eyes with Love. The veil is torn! We were made and designed by God for His Presence, and for love. When the Holy Spirit reveals this to us, we start to find our true identity as sons and daughters of Abba God. He loves you more than you can ever know i tell you.

You shall hear more from me later on guys!

Take up your cross, Deny Yourself, and Follow your Beloved!!!